Need to equip forest dwellers with enterprising skills: Dr Sanjay Kumar, Climate Parliament

Forest dwellers need to be given holistic training for the mutual benefit of communities and forests, says Dr Sanjay Kumar of Climate Parliament.

New Delhi: To protect the rights of forest dwellers, Government of India introduced the Forests Rights Act, 2006 (FRA). According to the Act, those people who have been staying on forest land for more than 75 years or more than three generations are considered as forest dwellers.